Annual Certifications

Annual Certifications Uploaded to Student Self-Service

Students are be able to upload annual certification items directly in Student Self-Service.

Where do I upload my renewed certifications?

On the Student Center To-Do List on Student Self Service.

Can I upload renewed certification from off-campus?
Yes.  However, students must register the DUO security authentication first.

My Self-Service shows I need documentation that I already submitted. What do I do?
If the item is more than 12 months old, please upload updated information in Self-Service.  If not or if having difficulties uploading, please email your campus contact listed below. 

MSN Clinical Request Form/Letter Good Standing-
Please complete the following forms if you need clinical information or a letter of good standing sent to your clinical site.
Clinical Rotation Information Request
Letter of Good Standing


Enrollment Holds

Holds will be placed on continuing enrollment until expired items are renewed.

Holds can be viewed on the To-Do List in Student Self Service.

Items for Annual Renewal

Students with continuous enrollment will have to renew the items below upon expiration or every 12 months as necessary.

Annual Certification Renewal Quicksheet- view all requirements, forms, and links below.

Please note some items vary per campus due to clinical requirements. 

Instructions Renewal Period
TB Skin Test Every 12 months
CPR AHA BLS Certification Every 24 months
Tetanus (Tdap) Shot Every 10 years
Background Check Every 12 months
Drug Screen Every 12 months  (See Drug Screen instructions below)
Flu Shot Every 12 months  (See specific instructions below)
Health Insurance Waiver Upon Expiration or in accordance to University guidelines
University Training See specific instructions below
Drug Screen Instructions
Oklahoma City If you are located in the Greater OKC Metro area, please visit CRG facility at 300 N. Meridian 
Lawton: Contact Melinda Smith
Tulsa: Contact  Dianne Estes

Item Links for Annual Renewal

CPR/AHA/BLS: The CON offers American Heart Association CPR/Basic Life Support courses that meet certification requirements. Please note that the number of courses offered at the CON is limited and fill up quickly. 

For information about dates, times, cost, and requirements for those who need FIRST-TIME certification, please click here.  

For those who are CURRENTLY certified by the American Heart Association and need to renew, please click here.  

Students are not required to take CPR/BLS from the CON and may find information about other resources for training at the American Heart Association Website. *American Red Cross CPR Training is not accepted.*

Background Checks: Background Check Information  Certiphi-Application Station OU College of Nursing Instructions-Certiphi

Drug Screens: CRG

Health Insurance Waiver: OUHSC Student Health, AHP, Waiver Quick Reference, Waiver Instructions

University Training: HIPAA Privacy/Security and EHSOFor EHSO trainings please complete the following: Fire Safety, Tuberculosis Awareness & Bloodborne Pathogens.  


Flu Shot Information

Students participating in clinical activities are required by clinical agencies to have a flu shot by October 31. Those who decline to receive this important vaccination will be directed by their clinical instructor regarding next steps which may include wearing a mask during clinical rotations. 

Contact Us

For additional information regarding compliance, please contact your campus Student Affairs representative:


Oklahoma City


Office of Student Affairs
Melinda Smith
(580) 591-8091

Office of Student Affairs
Mark Gunter
(405) 271-2402 ext 49221
Office of Student Affairs
Dianne Estes
(918) 660-3979
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